Phase 2 Project Summary
    Performance of Steel Buildings in Past Earthquakes
    Task 3.1.1 

    Collection of Data on Buildings Inspected Under the Los Angeles Inspection Ordinance 

    Principal Investigator: Michael Durkin 

        It is the purpose of Task 3.1.1 to collect general data on buildings inspected under the Los Angeles Inspection Ordinance.Data collection will be limited to buildings for which the Los Angeles Municipal Inspection Ordinance applies. The data consistently determine building characteristics, inspection, damage, and repair. The data will include: the direct damage; 
    inspection and repair costs; estimates of indirect costs such as business disruption; the underlying basis for design decisions; the financing alternatives considered; the economic and other trade-offs evaluated; and adhoc strategies to minimize disruption and achieve cost savings. Data will be collected from the LA City files, telephone interviews with building owners, managers, consulting engineers and selected tenants. 

    The detailed breakdown of the technical activities in this task are provided in the workstatement available here

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